Forming Your For-Profit
Arts Business

This class is for artists, attorneys, arts professionals and whoever would like to start a for-profit arts business.

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 4 - 6 pm
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 4 - 6 pm

VLA Auditorium
1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022 (Auditorium)
See map below

This workshop provides valuable information about starting an arts-related business. Covered issues also include: For vs. Non-Profit incorporation, fiscal sponsorship, selecting and protecting business names; the legal and tax characteristics of LLCs an publication requirements, partnerships, and type C and S corporations; choice of jurisdiction; financing your business; employees and independent contracts; and insurance.

Recommended Books for Further Reading:
1.Form Your Own LLC (w/cd)
2.How to Form Your Own NY Corporation (w/cd)
3.Legal Guide For Starting & Running a Small Business
4.Wow! I’m in Business: A Crash Course in Business Basics


(there is a late registration fee of $10 if you register the day of the class)
$20 Full Time Student (must present proof of status when submitting registration form)
$75 Arts Professional VLA Member
$100 Arts Professional Non-Member
$125 Legal Professional VLA Member
$175 Legal Professional Non-Member

$100 YAM's Current Members

All registration fees are non-refundable. Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.

For more information on this program, please contact VLA at or 212.319.2787 x 10.

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Members' Discount Code

Are you a VLA Member trying to register for this class? Please contact VLA to get your membership discount code: or 212.319.2787 x 10.